Philip Greenberg, 80


WARWICK – Philip Greenberg died Aug. 26.  He was the husband of Anita (Pollock) Greenberg of Warwick. They were married for 60 years.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Max and Fay (Glickman) Greenberg, he had lived in Warwick for more than 50 years.

He was involved in retail management and sales for more than 30 years, retiring in 1999.

He was a Korean Conflict Army veteran, serving in Korea.

A member of Temple Torat Yisrael and its Men’s Club, he also served on the synagogue’s board of directors. A member of Jewish War Veterans Post 23, Touro Fraternal Association, South Providence Hebrew Free Loan and Chessed Shel Amess, he volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Chaver, the Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry and Jewish Eldercare of Rhode Island.

He was the father of Elaine Sher and her husband Richard of Framingham, Mass. and Audrey Brisson and her husband Robert of Coventry. The brother of Leonard Greenberg of Warwick, Deborah Gordon of Harrisburg, Pa. and David Greenberg of Cranston, he was the grandfather of Matthew, Jared, Marissa and Lindsey.

Contributions may be made to Temple Torat Yisrael, 1251 Middle Road, East Greenwich, RI 02818 or the charity of one’s choice.